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[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Photograph of Sarah T. Hughes and other United States District Court judges from Texas, with President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right: Judge James L. Noel, Jr.; Senator Ralph W. Yarborough (Texas); President Kennedy; Judge Sarah T. Hughes; Edmund O. Noel (in front), son of Judge Noel; Vice President Johnson; Judge Adrian A. Spears; Judge Leo Brewster. This particular photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by Kennedy's successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah Hughes with affection and high regard. Lyndon B. Johnson." On the back of the photograph, "B5212-1" is handwritten in ink.
Date: March 7, 1962
Creator: Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989
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[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]

Description: Letter from United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes to Ms. Norma Payne, in response to a previous letter from Ms. Payne regarding bias against women in law school admission and in the legal profession in general. Judge Hughes describes her admission to and graduation from law school. She writes about the discrimination, or lack thereof, that she encountered as a woman in the law profession and in her later legislative and judicial career.
Date: February 23, 1982
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
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Oral History Interview with Bob Murphey, April 19, 1969

Description: Interview with attorney and former Sergeant-at-Arms of the Texas House of Representatives Bob Murphey, who is from Nacogdoches, Texas. Mr. Murphey is also an accomplished public speaker and the nephew of former Governor Coke Stevenson, who he comments on. In the interview, he discusses his experiences while serving as Sergeant-at-Arms. Mr. Murphey also describes his thoughts and personal views on the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948.
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Date: April 19, 1969
Creator: Odom, E. Dale & Murphey, Bob
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 31, 1979

Description: Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representative David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. David Allred was the son of former Governor James V. Allred. In the interview, Allred describes some of his experiences as a member of the Sixty-sixth Legislature. His topics of discussion include the Sam Houston Caucus, his impressions of Governor William Clements and Speaker Bill Clayton, consumer legislation, interest rates, tax reliefs, the Peveto Bill, and the "Killer Bees".
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Date: October 31, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970

Description: Interview with Democratic Representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Dave discusses his experiences as a member of the Special sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also describes his personal views on issues including one-year versus two-year budgets, increases in sales tax, the expansion of sales tax, "grocery tax", conflicts with Speaker Gus Mutscher, beer lobbying, corporate taxes, voter disillusionment, urban-rural conflicts, Wichita Falls politics, and his campaign for reelection and contest for House speakership.
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Date: April 7, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 8, 1975

Description: Interview with David Allred, a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Allred discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also describes his thoughts on issues such as the House speakership race, committee chairpersons, House rules, Equal Rights Amendment, the establishment of Public Utilities Commission, public school financing and the Constitutional Convention.
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Date: July 8, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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Oral History Interview with James L. Rogers, October 23, 1980

Description: Interview with Former professor, administrator, and director of the North Texas State University New Service James L. Rogers, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Rogers remembers the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's. He also shares his thoughts and memories on the admission of A. Tennyson Miller in 1954, the Adkins case, the admission of Mrs. Irma E. L. Sephas, the role of President J. C. Matthews in the desegregation of NTSC, and when Abner Haynes became the first African-American athlete at NTSC in 1956.
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Date: October 23, 1980
Creator: Comrie, Moray Hume & Rogers, James L.
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Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, August 2, 1979

Description: Interview with Democratic Texas Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Oscar discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-sixth Legislature. He also comments about Governor William Clements, appropriations, teacher salaries, public school financing, consumer legislation, the presidential primary bill, and "Killer Bees".
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Date: August 2, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, July 12, 1977

Description: Interview with attorney and Democratic Representative L. DeWitt Hale from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Hale discusses his experiences as a member of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also expresses his personal views on budget surplus, highway appropriations, the teacher retirement bill, Texas Monthly's ratings of legislators, public school financing, ad valorem taxation, and the Peveto Bill.
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Date: July 12, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 25, 1978

Description: Interview with Democratic representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also talks about his personal views on issues such as Proposition 13 in California, treasury surplus, the repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, the increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, initiative-referendum, the Peveto Bill, the formation of the "Filthy Fifty", the Sam Houston Caucus, and the House Study Group. Allred also comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe, Speaker Bill Clayton, and Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby
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Date: October 25, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, March 17, 1970

Description: Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representatives David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences while serving as a member of the Regular and Special Sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his personal views on issues such as one-year versus two-year budgets, revenue bills, the extension of state sales tax, the Cavness Plan, minimum wage laws, workman's compensation, welfare legislation, student unrest on college campuses, and the establishment of additional four year college campuses. Allred also comments on Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, Speaker Gus Mutscher, and Governor Preston Smith.
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Date: March 17, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 29, 1971

Description: Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representative David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. David Allred was the son of former Governor James V. Allred. In the interview, Allred describes some of his experiences as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty -second Legislature. His topics of discussion include the origins of the "Dirty Thirty", the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, and his comments on former politicians Speaker Gus Mutscher and Representatives William Heatly, Frances Farenthold, and Tommy Shannon.
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Date: July 29, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
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Oral History Interview with Sarah T. Hughes, August 23, 1979

Description: Interview with Judge Sarah T. Hughes, former state legislator, state district judge, and federal district judge. In the interview, Sarah describes her experiences and personal views concerning the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, the Dallas County Jail, the constitutionality of abortion, and the desegregation of the Dallas Independent School District.
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Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hughes, Sarah T.
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Oral History Interview with Malcolm McGregor, August, 1965

Description: Interview with former state legislator Malcolm McGregor, an attorney from El Paso, Texas. The interview includes McGregor's experiences as a liberal in Texas Legislature, 1954-64, and his race for U.S. Congress in 1964.
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Date: July 30, 1967
Creator: Brewer, Thomas B. & McGregor, Malcolm
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Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 30, 1965

Description: Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Alonzo W. Jamison, Jr., a college professor and farmer-stockman from Denton, Texas. The interview includes Jamison's experiences and personal views as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, as well as House speakerships and lobbyist activities.
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Date: February 8, 1966
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Jamison, Alonzo W.
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Oral History Interview with Fred H. Minor, December 10, 1964

Description: Interview with former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Fred H. Minor, an attorney from Lewisville, Texas. The interview includes Minor's personal experiences as a member of the Texas House of Representatives and Speaker of the House, 1931-33, as well as funding for highway construction and his philosophy concerning functions of Speaker of the House.
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Date: June 30, 1965
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Minor, Fred H.
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Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 26, 1967

Description: Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Alonzo W. Jamison, a college professor and farmer-stockman from Denton, Texas. The interview includes Jamison's experiences and personal views on the Sixtieth Legislature and activities on the House Education Committee.
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Date: October 31, 1967
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Jamison, Alonzo W.
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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, September 30, 1973

Description: Interview with Democratic Representative and attorney L. DeWitt Hale, from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences as a member of the Regular Session of the Sixty-third Texas Legislature. He also talks about his personal views concerning reform legislation and appropriations, and comments on fellow politician Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: September 30, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
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Oral History Interview with Sarah Weddington, July 8, 1975

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas Legislature Sarah Weddington from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Weddington discusses her experiences while serving as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. She also discusses her decision to enter politics and her personal political philosophies. Weddington expresses her thoughts on the House speakership race, committee appointments, constitutional revisions, the Equal Rights Amendment, public school financing, public utilities legislation, personal legislation, and comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: July 8, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Weddington, Sarah
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Oral History Interview with Sarah Weddington, July 11, 1977

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas Legislature Sarah Weddington from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Weddington discusses her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fifth Legislature on issues such as budget surpluses, highway appropriations, public school financing, the Peveto Bill, property taxations, and personal legislation.
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Date: July 11, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Weddington, Sarah
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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, September 3, 1975

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas House of Representatives L. DeWitt Hale, from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also expresses his personal thoughts and memories on the House speakership race, appropriations, committee appointments, public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revisions, personal legislation, and comments on fellow politician Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: September 3, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, December 20, 1974

Description: Interview with Democratic representative and attorney L. DeWitt Hale, from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale reminisces and describes his experiences during his time serving as a member of the 1974 Texas Constitutional Convention. Hale also discusses his personal views concerning constitutional revisions, the Constitutional Revision Commission, the Joint Constitutional Convention Planning Committee, the Judiciary Committee, Price Daniel Jr., night-to-work provisions, and the failure of the Constitutional Convention.
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Date: December 20, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
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Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970

Description: Interview with a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Jack Blanton, who is also a businessman from Carrollton, Texas. In the interview, Blanton discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his opinions on issues including his personal political philosophies, one-year versus two-year budgets, the Caveness Plan, social legislation, the establishment of the University of Texas at Dallas, the creation of new four-year colleges, unrest on current college campuses, revenue legislation, beer and liquor lobbies, and person legislation. He also comments on Governor Preston Smith.
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Date: June 30, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Blanton, Jack
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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, June 24, 1971

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney L. DeWitt Hale, a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty-second Legislature. He also share his thoughts on many issues that include revenue bills, corporate profits tax, the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, legislative ethics, the "Dirty Thirty", appropriations, redistricting, and personal legislation.
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Date: June 24, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
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